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limbaugh, and rush understood what it was too opinionated freely on the airwaves when he was in sacramento california he had to live under the fairness doctrine guidelines. when he located in sacramento he told me that it was amazing there was nobody doing political talks and he said this is a cakewalk, what form this is going to be. then he had to succumb to the fairness doctrine by giving an hour of a program to somebody in this community concerned about what he said so he had to move over and he says it was the most boring hour of retial i have ever done in my life and that is what was happening back then. there was no question about it. what we saw immediately was all of a sudden we could put commentators on the radio and have three opinions on the radio. we didn't have to act as moderator's anymore. talk radio was so boring in the 1980's you could report or lost ought or report any kind of matter like that. put it was share your favorite recipes -- there were some good programs. i don't want to denigrate talk radio back in. there was worse williams and sally jessy raphael and they did
's not that we need either pundits or activists because we do need both. rush limbaugh rallied the crowd and does a good job of educating people on issues, but and others are the ones -- you all rarely hear rush limbaugh say call congress. other voices will say that. we need a variety of those voices. the problem in the blogosphere is still on the right. we're at about this compared to the left. if i do something at red state, a protest, there is going to be someone who was going to spend 10,000 words writing by either should not do it or if i would do it their way and set up my way, it would be more effective. you get that everywhere but the right is notorious about that, everyone wants to be the next rush limbaugh and george will, glenn back, you name it. the problem is when we start throwing stones at each other, as opposed to stones on the other side. i am a big believer in throwing stones at republican politicians who have gotten out of line. i'm a big believer in throwing stones are republicans. [applause] as i said this morning, we are rapidly getting to a situation where we may take that
limbaugh back at the end of may saying that obama hates white people. pat buchanan saying white men are, quote, experiencing exactly what black people experienced during segregation, which is, of course, absurd, that kind of rhetoric underlying this opposition makes it very hard for me to think that race is not in the picture. >> okay. so then if we're going to put blame on anyone's shoulders, whose fault is it anyway? is it people buying into the rhetoric or some of the people you mention, some of the conservative talk show hosts there. should they be more responsible with their language because people may be buying into what they're saying and not realizing that it's coded racism. >> well, words have consequences, and i think if you're going to have a microphone and you're going to speak to millions of listeners every day, you have a responsibility to, first of all, do your homework so you don't tell lies about the health care bill and act like they're going to kill grandma and then send sarah palin out there with a head full of nothing to tell lies to the american people. and when yo
of stations that have a the limbaugh and a mark of nine who, my god, i think he sold more books so far than the gutenberg bible. i didn't see that incoming. but we decided that we weren't going to choose sides and i was glad to be conservative and say what i believed and callers did not really get that either. into that about a month to figure out that you to run in talk radio show with having a hyper partisan year in and be applied that to our tv show also "morning joe" when it started and is working. the remarkable thing happens when you let people, on your set and you don't scream at them and call them a marxist or a fascist. they want to come back. [laughter] and they tell their friends, you ought to go on the show. and so now we are honored to have great calmness and authors like gail collins and a lot of pulitzer prize winners to come on and we disagree, but it is a civil tom. it is a civil tone. i have gambled, i am a conservative guy, not as much as my dad who thinks nixon got framed, but i'm a conservative guy. [laughter] but there's just not the hyper partisanship there, i think t
limbaugh -- because we do need both. rush limbaugh rallies the crowd and is a good job of educating people on issues. but you will rarely hear him say call congress. it is other voices is a call congress or go to your tea party. we need a variety of voices. the problem in the blogosphere, and we are really bad about this compared to the left, is if i do something at red state, a protest, there's going to be someone who will spend 10,000 words writing why i either should not do it or if i would just do it their way instead of my way it would be more effective. you get that everywhere, but the right is notorious about everyone wants to be the next rush limbaugh or george will or glenn back. -- glen beck. i am a big believer at throwing stones are republican politicians have gotten out of line. [applause] as i said this morning, we are rapidly getting to a situation where we may just take back the house and it will hurt us because we have not learned all the lessons we need to learn. that's why we need to grow a lot of stone's right now so they figure things out before next year. inly the ri
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